Quick 'n' Easy Greek Baked Potatoes



Quick 'n' Easy Greek Baked Potatoes


1 kg (2 1/4 lb) potatoes

2 tbs olive oil

grated rind and juice of 1 lemon

4 tbsp water

6 cloves garlic, peeled

4 bay leaves

2 rosemary sprigs, plus extra to garnish

1 tsp chopped fresh thyme

1/2 tsp dried oregano

1 pinch sugar

salt and pepper

2 tbsp chopped fresh flat leaved parsley

1 Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6. Cut the potatoes into bite size chunks and put them in a large ovenproof dish.

2. Add the olive oil, lemon rind and juice, water, garlic, bay leaves, rosemary, theym, oregano, sugar, salt and pepper. Stir well.

3. Bake potatoes for 1-1 1/4 hrs, or until they are cooked through and crispy. Stir every now and then during cooking to coat with the herby oil. Finally sprinkle with the chopped parsley, garnish with rosemary sprigs and serve.

Note: You can also use small new potatoes, thus no need to peel them.

Serves 6


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